On December 3, 2013, a Silver Alert issued for 79-year old May Eva Johnson. Johnson went missing in Jacksonville, Florida and was found safe 110 miles away in Odum, Georgia.
From the story at WTEV-47:
A Silver Alert has been canceled after a woman missing from Jacksonville was found in Georgia.
May Eva Johnson, 79, had been missing since Tuesday morning. She left her home on W. Rhoad Island Drive to run errands and never returned.
She was found safe Wednesday night in Odum, Ga.
On October 9, 2013, a Silver Alert was issued for 50-year-old Elizabeth “Betty” Jenkins. Jenkins went missing in Auburn, Georgia and was later found safe 300 miles away in Tallahassee, Florida.
From the news story in the Gwinnett Daily Post:
An Auburn woman missing since Sunday has been found. Elizabeth “Betty” Jenkins Burnam, 50, was located in Tallahassee, Fla., and is in critical condition, her sister, Jayne Madigan said.
“Miracles do happen,” Madigan said, “thanks to the incredible work of Lieutenant Michael Fugett and the City of Auburn Police Department.”
On September 28, 2013, a Silver Alert was issued for 66-year-old Mattie Carson. Carson went missing in Columbus, Georgia and was later found safe 2100 miles away in San Bernadino, California. This is the longest distance Silver Alert we have ever documented. Since 2009, the American Silver Alert Coalition has documented 58 cases where seniors from 17 different states have been found across state lines.
From the news story on WTVM-9 in Columbus:
A Mattie’s Call has been canceled after Mattie Carson, 66, was been located in San Bernardino, Ca.
Columbus Police issued a missing person alert for Carson over the weekend.
Investigators believe she may have ended up in California by bus. She is being evaluated by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office and is in good health.